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Welcome to the Boreal Data Foundry

This is an inventory of every dataset used by the BEACONs and the BAM projects. To get an access to the data on the Foundry FTP site, contact Pierre Racine.

Code & FTP   AccessNameCategoryThemeComplete ThemeData StructureFormatSpatial CoverageMore
INDX-ULA-01 Tardis grid index for Canada (raster)IndexIndexraterized Index of CanadarasterGeoTIFFCanadaPlus...
INDX-ULA-02 Tardis grid index for Canada (vector)IndexIndexvectorized index of Canadavector (polygon)ShapefileCanadaPlus...
DRAA-BEA-01 Catchments layer CanadaHydrologyDrainage areaCanadian catchments datasetvector (polygon)ShapefileCanadaPlus...
HYDR-NRC-01 National Hydro Network (NHN)HydrologyHydrology networkNational hydrology networkvector (various)ShapefileCanadaPlus...
CMIN-NCA-01 Monthly Palmer Drought Severity IndexClimatemoisture indexMonthly Palmer Drought Severity IndexrasterGeoTIFFWorldPlus...
TEMP-NRC-01 Interpolated historical climate data processed for the Canada land mass - Mean daily maximum temperatureclimatetemperaturemean daily maximum temperaturerasterGeoTIFFCanadaPlus...
TEMP-NRC-02 Interpolated historical climate data processed for the Canada land mass - Mean daily minimum temperatureclimatetemperaturemean daily minimum temperaturerasterGeoTIFFCanadaPlus...
PREC-RNC-01 Interpolated historical climate data processed for the Canada land mass - Monthly precipitationclimateprecipitationmonthly precipitationrasterGeoTIFFCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-01 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-02 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-03 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO Grid, DBFCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-04 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-05 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-06 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-07 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-08 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
TBD-UAB-09 TBDclimateTBDTBDrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
LACO-NRC-01 Earth Observation for Sustainable Development of Forests (EOSD) - Land Cover Classification for Québec 2000land classificationland coverland coverrasterGeoTIFF, JPGQuébecPlus...
ECOZ-AAC-01 Ecozones from the national ecological framework for Canada 1999ecological stratificationecozoneecozonevector (polygon)shapefileCanadaPlus...
ECOP-AAC-02 Ecoprovinces from the national ecological framework for Canada 1999ecological stratificationecoprovinceecoprovincevector (polygon)shapefileCanadaPlus...
ECOR-AAC-03 Ecoregions from the national ecological framework for Canada 1999ecological stratificationecoregionecoregionvector (polygon)shapefileCanadaPlus...
ECOD-AAC-04 Ecodistricts from the national ecological framework for Canada 1999ecological stratificationecodistrictecodistrictvector (polygon)shapefileCanadaPlus...
LINT-GFW-01 Global Forest Watch Canada - Canada's Forest Landscape Fragments: First Approximation 2006intactnesslandscape intactnesslandscape intactnessvector (polygon)shapefileCanada Forest EcozonesPlus...
LINT-GFW-02 Global Forest Watch Canada - Alberta Forest Landscape Fragments 2007intactnesslandscape intactnesslandscape intactnessvector (polygon)shapefileAlbertaPlus...
CONN-ULA-01 Mapsheet road connectivity for Québec based on the road network provided with the third MRNQ forest inventoryrelationshipconnectivitymapsheet road connectivityvector (polygon)shapefileQuébecPlus...
EDEN-BEA-01 Boreal Lake-Edge Density for BEACONsecological criteriaedge densitywater edge densityvector (polygon)shapefileCanada BorealPlus...
VARI-RNQ-01 Subset of the Third Québec Forest Inventory, 1990-1999land classificationvariousvariousvector (various)shapefileQuébec MeridionalPlus...
FOCO-RNQ-01 Forest Cover from the Third Québec Forest Inventory, 1991-1999land classificationforest coverforest covervector (polygon)shapefileQuébec MeridionalPlus...
CMIN-CFS-01 Jensen-Haise Climate Moisture Index (CMI) based on 30-Year Normals, 1961-1990climateclimate moisture index30-year normals Jensen-Haise climate moisture indexrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
CMIN-CFS-02 Modified Penman-Monteith Climate Moisture Index (CMI) based on 30-Year Normals, 1961-1990climateclimate moisture index30-year normals modified Penman-Monteith climate moisture indexrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
CMIN-CFS-03 Priestley-Taylor Climate Moisture Index (CMI) based on 30-Year Normals, 1961-1990climateclimate moisture index30-year normals Priestley-Taylor climate moisture indexrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
POEV-CFS-01 Jensen-Haise potential evapotranspiration (PET) based on 30-Year Normals, 1961-1990climatepotential evapotranspiration30-year normals Jensen-Haise potential evapotranspirationrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
POEV-CFS-02 Modified Penman-Monteith potential evapotranspiration (PET) based on 30-Year Normals, 1961-1990climatepotential evapotranspiration30-year normals modified Penman-Monteith potential evapotranspirationrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
POEV-CFS-03 Priestley-Taylor potential evapotranspiration (PET) based on 30-Year Normals, 1961-1990climatepotential evapotranspiration30-year normals Priestley-Taylor potential evapotranspirationrasterARC/INFO GridCanadaPlus...
PROA-CEC-01 Terrestrial and Marine Protected Areas of North America, 2010land classificationprotected areaprotected areavector (polygon)shapefileNorth AmericaPlus...
DRAA-NRC-01 Ocean Drainage Areas of Canada, Atlas of Canadahydrologydrainage areaocean drainage areavector (polygon)shapefileCanadaPlus...
BASN-NRC-01 Sub Component Basins of Canada, Atlas of Canadahydrologybasinsub component basinvector (polygon)shapefileCanada, major river basins onlyPlus...
BASN-NRC-02 Sub Sub Component Basins of Canada, Atlas of Canadahydrologybasinsub sub component basinvector (polygon)shapefileCanada, river basins onlyPlus...
DRAA-ENC-01 Major Drainage Areas, Water Survey of Canadahydrologydrainage areamajor drainage areavector (polygon)shapefileCanadaPlus...
DRAA-ENC-02 Sub Drainage Areas, Water Survey of Canadahydrologydrainage areasub drainage areavector (polygon)shapefileCanadaPlus...
DRAA-ENC-03 Sub Sub Drainage Areas, Water Survey of Canadahydrologydrainage areasub sub drainage areavector (polygon)shapefileCanadaPlus...
LACO-NRC-02 NRCAN Land Cover Map of Canada 2005 at 250m V1 3land classificationland coverland coverrasterGeoTIFFCanadaPlus...
BORE-BEA-01 Boreal Region of CanadaEcological stratificationBoreal boundaryBoreal Region of Canadavector (polygon)ShapefileCanadaPlus...
LACO-DUC-01 Hydrid Wetland LayerLand classificationWetlandCanadian Hydrid Wetland LayerRasterFGDBR (file geodatabase raster)CanadaPlus...